A. Hugo Blankingship, Jr.


Hugo Blankingship has practiced law in Northern Virginia for over fifty years. He now serves as Of Counsel to the firm. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of matters, including eminent domain and real estate tax valuation cases, commercial real estate, business transactions and land use matters. Together with Paul Terpak, he has represented many landowners and condemning authorities in eminent domain cases. Since 1988, he has been editor of the Virginia Continuing Legal Education handbook entitled Eminent Domain: State and Federal. His clients have included large, national companies, state and local government agencies and individual property and business owners. He also has been involved in some of the largest eminent domain cases in the region, including the condemnation of a major utility company by a local government. 

His practice also involves providing counsel and assistance to various business interests. He has served as a director of a local bank and also as Chairman of the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority. He also has served as counsel to several distinguished institutions with national prominence.